Visitors (General Public)

Building Access & Parking

  • Visit the library during service hours.
  • Sign in at the service desk upon arrival with a photo ID. A photo ID is required for every visit.
  • Arrive before 9:00 P.M. and sign out 15 minutes before the service desk closes.
  • Access is limited to the main floor after 6:00 P.M. and on weekends.  
  • Park in designated visitor parking areas. See visit Lewis Library for more information.

Borrowing Materials

  • Purchase a library card with borrowing privileges at the service desk for $25 per year.
  • The TexShare card program provides reciprocal borrowing for library patrons throughout the state.

Computers & Internet

  • Bring your laptop computer and connect to the Internet with an Ethernet cable. Visitors have full access to our online resources.
  • Request a guest pass at the service desk to access online resources wirelessly.
  • Start your research with the Health Information Station webpage designed for visitors and the consumer health research guide.
  • Request use of a Health Information Station visitor computer at the service desk. These computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a two-hour time limit, with one renewal permitted if there is no waiting list.

Document Delivery

Printing & Photocopying

Research Services

  • Request research by calling 817-735-2070, stopping by LIB-222 between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays, or using the Ask Us form.
  • See reference services for more information.